The Age of the Unthinkable

The Age of the Unthinkable

Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us And What We Can Do About It

Joshua Cooper Ramo

Were the ideas in Bak’s head also true in the lab? Bak had first suggested the idea in a theoretical journal; he didn’t seem to have much of an intention to test it in reality. Could it be done? How do you build a sandpile grain by grain? No one had ever attempted it. So Glenn Held decided to give it a try.

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